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By Monica Heger
This story, originally published on Nov. 16, has been updated to include information about the MHC capture technique BGI has developed with Roche NimbleGen.

By Monica Heger
SHENZHEN, China — BGI and Sweden's Karolinska Institute University Hospital plan to develop an immunogenetics center based in BGI's hometown.

China's BGI and Oregon State University are collaborating to sequence the genomes and transcriptomes of nine Phytophthora plant pathogens, the partners said this week.

Agilent Technologies has launched the Agilent 2200 TapeStation to automate next-generation sequencing sample and library quality control.

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Google's Project Nightingale has collected health information on millions of Americans, according to the Wall Street Journal.

An opinion piece at The Hill criticizes the proposed plan to collect DNA samples from migrants at the US border.

Nature News writes that women in chemistry are less likely to have their manuscripts accepted for publication.

In PNAS this week: tRNA fragment signature for chronic lymphocytic leukemia, genomic sites sensitive to ultraviolet radiation in melanocytes, and more.